Surf Kicks Off 2019 Surf Holiday Campaign with #GivingTuesday

As the calendar year draws to a close, the excitement is just beginning for a new generation of marching musicians and color guard performers who will be living out their dream of taking part in the 2020 Drum Corps International Tour and the 30th Anniversary Season of the Jersey Surf. During this season of giving, … Read more →

Generous Donor Strives to Facilitate Inexpensive “World Class Experience” for Prospective New & Returning Members

A generous drum corps fan wishing to remain anonymous asked the Jersey Surf to consider a proposal to expose a potentially larger number of prospective performers to the DCI World Class experience by covering a significant portion of the organization’s facility rental, vehicle rental and meal expenses for the November 22-24 “Experience & Audition Camp” … Read more →

Alumni Host Town Hall

On Sunday, October 6th alumni members of the Board of Directors and the administrative staff held a Town Hall meeting for alumni, friends, and family of the Jersey Surf.  Assistant Corps Director STEPHANIE DUTCHER (hornline 2008 – 2001), and Board of Directors members JULIE HILL (color guard 2007 – 2009), GEOFF MARTIN (drumline 2000 – 2001), … Read more →

Alumni Spotlight: Emil Rodriguez-Powell ’00

Name:  Emil Rodriguez-Powell Section / Years Marched:  Colorguard, 2000  and  Colorguard Staff  2001,  2003, 2004 (just at the beginning of the summer) Where are you originally from? Born in Puerto Rico, my family settled in the Souderton, Pennsylvania area where I graduated from High School and my love for color guard started. Where do you live now?  I currently … Read more →

Fourth-Year Veteran Ethan Sears Takes the Podium as 2020 Drum Major

To kick off a year-long celebration of the organization’s 30th Anniversary, the Jersey Surf World Class Drum Corps is pleased to announce the selection of ETHAN SEARS to lead the corps as head Drum Major for the 2020 season. A lifelong resident of Warrenton Virginia, Ethan was introduced to band as a trombone player at … Read more →

The Race to the Finish Line Is On! Help Power Us to the End!

The DCI Giving Challenge is back… and YOU can help power us across the finish line with flying colors! Thanks to the generosity of one very special donor, all donations made prior to 12 midnight on Wednesday, July 31st are DOUBLED! • 1. Sponsor a meal, drink or snack • 2. Buy one of the … Read more →

Three Veteran Members Receive Scholarships

Three Jersey Surf veteran members received scholarships to help fund their 2019 tour fees. East Windsor, NJ resident and fourth year Jersey Surf brass section member JUSTIN BOGEN has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the JACOBS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP, presented to a veteran member of the Jersey Surf who has contributed to the success … Read more →

Corps Van & Merchandise “Tiki” Trailer Deemed “Total Loss” Following Accident

Following our competitive season premiere performance on Tuesday evening at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, the Jersey Surf souvenir merchandise trailer and the corps van towing it were involved in a motor vehicle accident early Wednesday morning in Newburg, MD. There were no injuries and only the Surf van and “souvie” trailer were involved. … Read more →

Alumni Spotlight: William Careri, Baritone ’14

Name William Careri Section / Years Marched I marched baritone during the 2014 season. For two brief periods during the 2017 season, I was a member of the media team, joining the corps for spring training and during the Allentown-Indianapolis stretch of the tour. Where are you originally from? I was born in Hackensack, New … Read more →

5 Ways You Can Help Save The Ocean

With the announcement of Jersey Surf’s 2019 program FantaSEA, the Jersey Surf naturally has the ocean on our collective mind. In addition to providing our signature brand of summer entertainment, we want to drive up awareness around ocean preservation and ways each and every one of us can help. Reduce the use of single-use plastic … Read more →